S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices

A Share Update in the S&P/TSX Composite Index

TORONTO, July 7, 2017 /CNW/ - S&P Dow Jones Indices Canadian Index Services will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:  

SNC – Lavalin Group Inc. (TSX:SNC) has completed the acquisition of WS Atkins plc (LSE:ATKW).  To reflect the issuance of common shares as part of the transaction, the relative weight of SNC – Lavalin Group will increase in the S&P/TSX Composite and Capped Composite, the S&P/TSX 60, 60 Capped and 60 ESG Factor Weighted, the S&P/TSX Composite Dividend, the S&P/TSX 60 Carbon Efficient, the S&P/TSX 60 Fossil Fuel Free, the S&P/TSX 60 Fossil Fuel Free Carbon Efficient and the S&P/TSX Capped Industrials Indices prior to the open of trading on Monday, July 17, 2017. There will be no change to the relative weight of SNC – Lavalin Group in the S&P/TSX Composite Equal Weight, the S&P/TSX 60 Equal Weight, the S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats, the S&P/TSX 60 Carbon Efficient Select, the S&P/TSX 60 Fossil Fuel Free Carbon Efficient Select or the S&P/TSX Equal Weight Industrials Indices.

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SOURCE S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC.

For further information: Tony North, Director, Canadian Index Operations, Toronto, Ontario, (+1) 416 507 3204, tony.north@spglobal.com; David Blitzer, Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee, New York, USA, (+1) 212 438 3907, david.blitzer@spglobal.com

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